DEFINITION OF THE INTERNET
The internet is a worldwide network on
computers which can provide
information and communication of all
sorts. It uses interconnected networks.
DOMAIN NAMES AND IP ADDRESSES
The domain name is
the part of a network
address that tells you
which domain it is
from. A domain is a
controlled by a ruler.
An IP address is a way
to identify a computer.
It consists of a line of
separated by full
Domain addresses are what people type in their web
browser to find your website and the that finds the real
address that contains the website. The real address is the IP
address. They are both linked because they both help find
DATA PACKETS AND PACKET SWITCHING
A data packet is a unit of data carried by a packet -
A data packet is a basic type of communication over
a network. When data is transmitted it is broke down
into smaller pieces and then reassembled when it
reaches the other side.
An internet determines where to send information
from one computer to another computer. Routers are
specialised computers that send your messages
directly and quickly to their destination. A router has
It ensures that information doesn't go where it's not
supposed to. This is important so the internet does not
get clogged up.
It makes sure that information makes it to the intended